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AMS Calls on Human Rights Organizations to Stop Ongoing Unjust Arrests
The Association of Muslim Scholars renewed its call on the international organizations concerned with human rights, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, and the Arab League, to intervene hard and fast to stop the non-stop arbitrary arrests and flagrant violations against innocent Iraqis .   The Association emphasized in a new statement ...
 
   
Iraq News Summary (17 February 2015)
Three people were killed and three others wounded by two bombs in the areas of Wajihiya and Mansuriya Tuesday morning north and north-eastern city of Baquba, Diyala province.   A civilian was killed in an armed attack was targeted in Muqdadiya district, while unidentified gunmen have kidnapped another civilian on Tuesday east of the district ...
 
   
HRW: Pro-Government Militias in Iraq Escalate Atrocities, Possibly War Crimes
Atrocities by militias allied with Iraqi security forces in Sunni areas have escalated in recent months. Residents have been forced from their homes, kidnapped, and in some cases summarily executed. Thousands of families have fled their homes in the Muqdadiya area of Diyala province since June 2014 and, since October, been prevented from returning. In ...